Federal committee to review appointment of Pfizer vice-president to CIHR governing council

Silversides, Ann
January 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/12/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE33
Academic Journal
The article reports that the appointment of Pfizer Canada Inc.'s vice-President to the governing council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research will soon be reviewed by the parliamentary health committee. It is stated that the appointment was announced on October 5, 2009 by the Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq. Patricia Baird, professor in the department of medical genetics at the University of British Columbia remarked the appointment as surprising and inappropriate.


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